Norway: PhD Positions in Microbial Biotechnology

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The Department of Biotechnology announces a vacant PhD research fellowship in the area of Microbial Biotechnology.

This research project will join the Department’s ongoing research on
antibiotic-producing Streptomyces-bacteria, and will focus on
metabolite analyses by mass spectrometry (Metabolomics). The Department
of Biotechnology cooperates with SINTEF Materials and Chemistry in
several research projects pursuing a greater knowledge on bacterial
antibiotic synthesis.

We seek candidates with a completed master of science degree
or equivalent in biotechnology or related areas. Candidates with prior
experience with mass spectrometry, metabolite analyses in particular,
will be preferred.

Further information on the fellowship can be obtained from associate
professor Per Bruheim, per.bruheim[ at ], tel. +47 73 59
33 21. Information on the Department of Biotechnology can be found at:

Generell information for all positions:
The applicant to be selected for the fellowships will work under the general regulations for university employees in Norway.

NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in scientific posts, and women are encouraged to apply.

The application must include curriculum vitae with information on the candidate’s prior training,
exams, and work experience. It is requested that research publications
and other written material submitted for the evaluation of academic
credentials, should be provided in 3 copies. In case of co-authorship,
the applicant should provide a brief, written statement explaining
his/her own contribution.


Applications with CV and other documents should be sent
electronically through We prefer the
attachments in one file. Publications should be sent in 3 hard copies
by mail to NTNU, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology,
Høgskoleringen 5, N-7491 Trondheim. These documents will only be
returned on inquiry. Mark your application with journal no.

Application deadline is January 15, 2009.

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